Tips To Cope With Seasonal Depression During Pandemic
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Bill Shields Coronavirus Seasonal Depression Source Type: news

Immune system may have another job — combatting depression
An inflammatory autoimmune response also found in the spinal fluid of healthy people suggests immune cells may play a role in protecting our mental health. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Depression Common Among Psoriasis Patients
Women, patients younger than 30 years have higher rates of depression (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 18, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Institutional, Source Type: news

Coronavirus and depression in adults, Great Britain: June 2020, ONS (updated 18th August 2020)
The proportion of the population with depressive symptoms in Great Britain between 4 and 14 June 2020, based on the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. Includes how symptoms of depression have changed since before the pandemic (July 2019 to March 2020). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relationship between parenting styles and self-harm without suicide intention in Ecuadorian population - Vilchez JL, Vanegas Quizhpi OS, Samaniego-Chalco MJ, Vilchez Tornero M, Sig üenza Campoverde WG.
INTRODUCTION: Family is a context of protection that safeguards the development of the individual. In this area, for the child, learning of useful models begins which they will relate to society later on. It is also the focus of needs to solve by other ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patterns and management of musculoskeletal injuries in attempted suicide by jumping from a height: a single, regional level I trauma center experience - Giordano V, Santos FSE, Prata C, do Amaral NP.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a common cause of death in Brazil, with an overall increase of 62.5% during the last 30-year period. The study aims to determine overall patient characteristics and symptomatic indicators of complications among survivors. METHODS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depression Common Among Psoriasis Patients
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Depression is common among patients with psoriasis, according to a study published online Sept. 14 in Dermatology. Albert Duvetorp, from Skåne University Hospital in Malmö, Sweden, and colleagues used data from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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ECG Promising for Predicting Major Depression, Treatment Response ECG Promising for Predicting Major Depression, Treatment Response
The resting heart rate of patients with major depression may offer clues as to how well they will respond to antidepressant therapy, and may even predict disease onset, early research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
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US adults experienced increased COVID-19-related mental health challenges as the pandemic unfolded
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) US adults increasingly experienced symptoms associated with acute stress and depression as COVID-19 cases and deaths skyrocketed between mid-March and mid-April 2020, according to a study of more than 6,500 people from three large, nationally representative cohorts. These (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study links rising stress, depression in US to pandemic-related losses, media consumption
(University of California - Irvine) Experiencing multiple stressors triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic - such as unemployment - and COVID-19-related media consumption are directly linked to rising acute stress and depressive symptoms across the US, according to a groundbreaking University of California, Irvine study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CU researchers call for national ethics guidelines when student health surveys uncover suicide-risk
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) In a report published today in the highly influential American Journal of Bioethics, the researchers describe a student health survey team that discovered a Colorado school with extremely high rates of suicide risk, and a lack of ethical guidance on whether or how to intervene. The researchers are calling for national ethics guidelines when student health surveys uncover suicide-risk " hot spots. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

On National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, A Story Of Survival
Today is National Physician Suicide Awareness Day. To honor this day, we could discuss the statistics of how 300-400 physicians die each year due to suicide. But, instead, this is the story of Dr. Justin Bullock, a resident physician with Bipolar Disorder. A narrative of survival. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Gold, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

The psychological impact of COVID-19 and other viral epidemics on frontline healthcare workers and ways to address it: A rapid systematic review, Brain, Behavior and Immunity
Highlights Frontline health care workers (HCWs), especially females and nurses, are amongst the most vulnerable groups at risk of mental health problems, especially during severe viral epidemics. Fear of uncertainty or becoming infected were at the forefront of the psychological challenges faced. Several studies demonstrated an increased risk of acquiring a trauma or stress-related disorder, depression and anxiety. Coping strategies varied between sociocultural settings and appeared to differ amongst HCWs of different disciplines. Implemented measures, and recommendations for reduci ng psychological risks consistentl...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence check: the medium and long-term sequelae of COVID-19, New South Wales Government COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit
Rapid review question: What are the medium- and long-term health sequelae of COVID-19 infection among survivors? In brief: General health sequelae • Symptoms commonly reported among recovered COVID-19 patients two to eight weeks after the onset of symptoms (or a positive COVID-19 test) include: fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle or joint pain, chest pain, cough, and insomnia and/or sleep disorders.(1-6) • A study of 202 confirmed COVID -19 patients with mild symptoms, found altered sense of smell or taste occurred in 18.6% of patients, feelings of being tired in 13.1%, problems breathing in 10.4% and muscle or ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Work stress, family stress, and suicide ideation: a cross-sectional survey among working women in Shenzhen, China - Lin W, Wang H, Gong L, Lai G, Zhao X, Ding H, Wang Y.
This study aimed to explore the associations of work characteristics, work stress, and family stress with suicide ideation among working women, further to detect potential joint effects between different types of stress. METHODS: From March... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What predicts unremitting suicidal ideation? A prospective examination of the role of subjective age in suicidal ideation among ex-prisoners of war - Avidor S, Levi-Belz Y, Solomon Z.
OBJECTIVE: Research has demonstrated that traumatic experiences have significant links to suicidal ideation (SI), particularly among older adults. The present study examined SI among older adults with a history of war trauma and the role of perceptions rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact on mental health practitioners of the death of a patient by suicide: a systematic review - Sandford DM, Kirtley OJ, Thwaites R, O'Connor RC.
There is a growing body of research investigating the impact on mental health professionals of losing a patient through suicide. However, the nature and extent of the impact is unclear. This systematic review synthesises both quantitative and qualitative s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factors for depression and anxiety in healthcare workers deployed during the COVID-19 outbreak in China - Chen J, Liu X, Wang D, Jin Y, He M, Ma Y, Zhao X, Song S, Zhang L, Xiang X, Yang L, Song J, Bai T, Hou X.
This study was conducted to evaluate the status of depression and anxiety of healthcare workers and to explore the risk factors during the outbreak of COVID-19 in China. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was designed using convenience sampling ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Recent trends in the rural-urban suicide disparity among veterans using VA health care - Shiner B, Peltzman T, Cornelius SL, Gui J, Forehand J, Watts BV.
There is an elevated risk of suicide among people living in rural areas, and the rural-urban disparity in death by suicide is growing in the general United States population. The department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented programs targeting rural heal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gunshot injuries of the orofacial region - Oskera A, Res O, Timkovi č J, Kopecký A, Paciorek M, Zeleník K, Handlos P, Stránský J, Stembirek J.
Between 2000 and 2010, approximately 10,000 gun attacks resulting in death were registered in the EU countries. In the same period and region, approximately 40,000 suicides took place, 1,500 of which were in the Czech Republic. 82% of suicides or suicide a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dynamic Diffusion Network: advancing moral injury care and suicide prevention using an innovative model - Smigelsky MA, Nieuwsma JA, Meador K, Vega RJ, Henderson B, Jackson GL.
Healthcare providers across a wide variety of settings face a common challenge: the need to provide real time care for complex problems that are not adequately addressed by existing protocols. In response to these intervention gaps, frontline providers may... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Domestic violence and self-poisoning in Sri Lanka - Bandara P, Page A, Senarathna L, Kidger J, Feder G, Gunnell D, Rajapakse T, Knipe D.
BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence that domestic violence (DV) is an important risk factor for suicidal behaviour. The level of risk and its contribution to the overall burden of suicidal behaviour among men and women has not been quantified in South... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association of suicide risk with transition to civilian life among US military service members - Ravindran C, Morley SW, Stephens BM, Stanley IH, Reger MA.
Importance: Although interest is high in addressing suicide mortality after the transition from military to civilian life, little is known about the risk factors associated with this transition. To support the ongoing suicide surveillance work of the US De... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"Don't … break down on Tuesday because the mental health services are only in town on Thursday": a qualitative study of service provision related barriers to, and facilitators of farmers' mental health help-seeking - Vayro C, Brownlow C, Ireland M, March S.
The suicide rate of farmers is approximately double that of the general Australian population, yet farmers employ fewer help-seeking behaviours (Arnautovska et al. in Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:593-599, 2014; Brew et al. in BMC Public Health 16:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trends in mortality from drug poisonings, suicide, and alcohol-induced deaths in the United States from 2000 to 2017 - Shiels MS, Tatalovich Z, Chen Y, Haozous EA, Hartge P, N ápoles AM, Pérez-Stable EJ, Rodriquez EJ, Spillane S, Thomas DA, Withrow DR, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Freedman ND.
Importance: Life expectancy has decreased in the US, driven largely by increases in drug poisoning, suicide, and alcohol-induced deaths. Assessing whether patterns of these causes differ is required to inform public health interventions. Objective: To ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Pregnancy-associated mortality due to accidental drug overdose and suicide in Ohio, 2009-2018 - Hall OT, Hall OE, Rood KM, McKiever ME, Teater J, Senay A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Adaptation of evidence-based suicide prevention strategies during and after the COVID-19 pandemic - Wasserman D, Iosue M, Wuestefeld A, Carli V.
Suicide is preventable. Nevertheless, each year 800,000 people die of suicide in the world. While there is evidence indicating that suicide rates  de-crease during times of crises, they are expected to increase once the immediate crisis has passed. The COV... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The impact of transitions from employment to retirement on suicidal behaviour among older aged Australians - Page A, Sperandei S, Spittal MJ, Milner A, Pirkis J.
This study investigated the association between employment and retirement status and suicidal behaviour among older aged Australi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of mind-body interventions involving meditative movements on quality of life, depressive symptoms, fear of falling and sleep quality in older adults: a systematic review with meta-analysis - Weber M, Schnorr T, Morat M, Morat T, Donath L.
BACKGROUND: The aim of the present systematic meta-analytical review was to quantify the effects of different mind-body interventions (MBI) involving meditative movements on relevant psychological health outcomes (i.e., quality of life (QoL), depressive sy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The potential influence of group membership on outcomes in indicated cognitive-behavioral adolescent depression prevention - Rohde P, Bri ère FN, Stice E.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent depression prevention programs are typically delivered in groups in which adolescents share a common setting and interventionist, but the influence of the group is usually ignored or statistically controlled. We tested whether the pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social-cognitive risk for suicide and new relationship formation: false perception, self-fulfilling prophecy, or both? - Jankowski MS, Erdley CA, Schwartz-Mette RA.
This study examined the impact of social-cognitive constructs associated with increased suicide risk (i.e., perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness) on relationship formation during real-time interactions of older adolescents with st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual orientation and adolescent suicide attempt and self-harm: a co-twin control study - O'Reilly LM, Pettersson E, Donahue K, Quinn PD, Klonsky ED, Lundstr öm S, Larsson H, Lichtenstein P, D'Onofrio BM.
BACKGROUND: Research has demonstrated that individuals who identify as a sexual minority (e.g., gay/lesbian, bisexual) are at increased risk for suicidality-related outcomes. However, previous research is primarily limited by the lack of adjustment for unm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-reported symptoms of anxiety predict positive suicide risk screening in adolescents presenting to the emergency department - Powell DS, Lanzillo EC, Jay SY, Tanenbaum M, Bridge JA, Wharff EA, Ballard E, Pao M, Horowitz LM.
The objective of this study was to assess whether patient-reported anxiety symptoms are associated with suicide risk in pediatric emergency department (ED) patients. An additional objective was to examine differences between patients presenting ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Recruitment of adolescents with suicidal ideation in the emergency department: lessons from a randomized controlled pilot trial of a youth suicide prevention intervention - Tracey M, Finkelstein Y, Schachter R, Cleverley K, Monga S, Barwick M, Szatmari P, Moretti ME, Willan A, Henderson J, Korczak DJ.
BACKGROUND: Emergency Departments (EDs) are a first point-of-contact for many youth with mental health and suicidality concerns and can serve as an effective recruitment source for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of mental health interventions. However... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence and factors associated with suicide ideation in Colombian Caribbean adolescent students - Caballero-Dom ínguez CC, Campo-Arias A.
The study aimed to know the prevalence of and some factors associated with suicide ideation in high school adolescents from a Colombian Caribbean city. A cross-sectional analytical study was designed with probability sampling. An expected prevalence of 50%... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Loneliness, social anxiety symptoms, and depressive symptoms in adolescence: longitudinal distinctiveness and correlated change - Danneel S, Geukens F, Maes M, Bastin M, Bijttebier P, Colpin H, Verschueren K, Goossens L.
Loneliness, social anxiety symptoms, and depressive symptoms are internalizing problems that are highly intertwined and often co-occur during adolescence. This overlap and co-occurrence raises the question whether three different labels are used for the sa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluation of a decision aid for the treatment of depression among college students - Rogojanski J, Zeifman RJ, Antony MM, Walker JR, Monson CM, and Mobilizing Minds Research Group.
OBJECTIVE: Depression, and its treatment, is a concern among college students. Research indicates decision aids (DA) improve patients' treatment knowledge, decision making, and decisional conflict; however, it is unknown whether they are helpful for dissem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association between maternal perinatal depression and anxiety and child and adolescent development: a meta-analysis - Rogers A, Obst S, Teague SJ, Rossen L, Spry EA, Macdonald JA, Sunderland M, Olsson CA, Youssef G, Hutchinson D.
Importance: There is widespread interest in associations between maternal perinatal depression and anxiety and offspring development; however, to date, there has been no systematic, meta-analytic review on the long-term developmental outcomes spanning infa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anxiety and depressive symptom trajectories in adolescence and the co-occurring development of cognitive biases: evidence from the CogBIAS Longitudinal Study - Songco A, Booth C, Spiegler O, Parsons S, Fox E.
The development of negative cognitive biases, together with symptoms of anxiety and depression, has yet to be investigated longitudinally. Using a three-wave design, the present study examined developmental trajectories of anxiety and depressive symptoms a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Gut a New Therapeutic Target for Major Depression? The Gut a New Therapeutic Target for Major Depression?
Unique bacterial profiles in the gut microbiota of patients with major depression, particularly in those with treatment-resistant disease, suggest dietary interventions may be worth trying.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

New Call Center Expands Support for People in Emotional Distress
Wisconsin callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline are much more likely to speak with a Wisconsin-based counselor with the opening of a new Wisconsin call center funded by a grant from the Department of Health Services (DHS). “No one should ever have to be alone when they feel hopeless,” said DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm. “Adding capacity to handle Wisconsin calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is part of our ongoing effort to ensure the right supports are...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - September 16, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

The association of bullying and suicidality: does it affect the pediatric population? - Limbana T, Khan F, Eskander N, Emamy M, Jahan N.
Over the last few years, bullying has been identified as one of the significant issues in the pediatric population. Reports also found that bullied youth have a higher risk of developing suicidality. Although preventable, suicide remains the leading cause ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

White matter correlates of suicidality in adults with bipolar disorder who have been prospectively characterized since childhood - Lima Santos JP, Brent D, Bertocci M, Mailliard S, Bebko G, Goldstein T, Kim T, Iyengar S, Hafeman D, Fenster-Ehrlich VC, Skeba A, Bonar L, Abdul-Waalee H, Gill MK, Merranko J, Birmaher B, Phillips ML, Versace A.
BACKGROUND: Prevention of suicide in individuals with early-onset bipolar disorder (BD) remains a challenge. Diffusion magnetic resonance imaging studies in BD have identified neural correlates of emotional dysregulation implicated in BD and suicide. Using... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Validity of the Spanish version of the Herth Hope Index and the Beck Hopelessness Scale in people who have attempted suicide - S ánchez-Teruel D, Robles-Bello MA, Camacho-Conde JA.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide risk assessment remains a handicap for public health policies. Suicide is a major global public health problem. The most predictive behavior of completed suicide is prior suicide attempt. However, studies focused on risk factors have ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Though Two Analyst Reports Show Depressed Operating Margins for Healthcare, Providers and Clinical Laboratories May See Patient Volumes Rise for the Rest of 2020
(Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 16, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology AHA Allina Health System American Hospital Association anatomic pathology Anna Yakovenko CARES Act clinical laboratory Coronavirus Aid Re Source Type: news

Mental health resources provide us with tools we need to navigate the new normal
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the toll on our nation ’s mental health intensifies. Whether someone is learning to adjust to working at home, struggling with home-schooling, coping with a family member who is suffering with Covid-19 or dealing with a job loss, the difficulty and uncertainty of living through this time can cause tremendous anxiety, i solation, depression, substance use and other mental health concerns. For those living and working in Raleigh, the distress can be particularly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Charles C. Pitts Source Type: news

FCC: Implementation of the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018
Notice of final rule from the Federal Communications Commission to designate 988 for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. Includes a discussion of rural considerations. This rule is effective October 16, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 16, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Trump says Covid-19 will 'go away' because of 'herd mentality'
‘It would go away without the vaccine,’ Trump says on ABC town hall.Half of world ’s schoolchildren unable to attend classrooms;Virus death toll linked to Maine wedding grows to 7; Follow the latest updatesWorld still at the beginning of the pandemic, WHO expert warnsSweden records its fewest daily cases since MarchCovid cases near 30m; China expects vaccine in NovemberWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?See all our coronavirus coverage5.01amBSTIndia ’s coronavirus cases have passed 5 million, testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impover...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Predicting therapeutic response in depressed teen girls
(Elsevier) The risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD) surges during adolescence-particularly for girls. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be an effective treatment, but only about half of girls diagnosed with depression show significant improvement. Researchers at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital have now identified a non-invasive test of brain function that could help predict who will respond to CBT. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women more prone to depression in countries with low gender equality rankings
(Kazan Federal University) Overall, the presence of depressive symptoms is highly dependent on cultural congruence, whereas self-esteem is not. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news